South (Icelandic constituency)

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South Constituency

Suðurkjördæmi
Location of South Constituency
Country Iceland
Established1999
Main townReykjanesbær Coat.svg Keflavík
Composition
Population
 (2020)
 • Electors
58,662
Representatives to Althing10

South Constituency is one of the six constituencies of Iceland. Its major town is Keflavík. It elects 10 members to the Althing.

Geography[edit]

It is the only constituency bordering with all the other five, included the urban ones of Reykjavík. Its territory includes the glaciers of Vatnajokull (Partly in Norðausturkjördæmi), Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull, Tindfjallajökull, Torfajökull and, at its northern borders, the southern part of the Hofsjökull and Langjökull.

Airplane Wreckage in South Iceland.

Administration[edit]

Composition[edit]

The constituency includes 3 regions and 20 municipalities.

Towns[edit]

There are 16 settlements with town status, listed per order of population:

References[edit]

  • "General elections to the Althingi 28 October 2017" (PDF). Statistics Iceland. 21 December 2017.

External links[edit]

Media related to Constituencies of Iceland at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 64°01′N 22°34′W / 64.017°N 22.567°W / 64.017; -22.567